Daily Archives: August 31, 2016

Sovereign Bonds Aren’t Worth It, Swiss Re Says

The European Central Bank has turned government bonds into one of the riskiest asset classes, prompting Swiss Re AG to move more of its investments into corporate debt, according to the reinsurer’s chief investment officer.

“If you’re looking for a bubble, here you go,” CIO Guido Fuerer said in an interview in Zurich. “With government bonds, you’re not adequately compensated for the risk you’re taking.”

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